Our entire Milky Way galaxy wobbles like a speck of dust on the outskirts of a cluster of 200,000 galaxies, all sailing into the dense heart of an extraordinary wondrous supercluster consisting of even more millions and millions of galaxies. … Continue reading →

In The Time of Our Sun

                I was once lucky enough to count among my good friends an extraordinary gentleman who valued kindness and good books and who, even at age eighty-four, believed in happy endings.  He taught … Continue reading →

Troubled Waters

If we could get one thing right, it would be to understand our connection to all life.     Sylvia Earle             The waters of the Gulf of Mexico are full of beautiful and courageous creatures whose lives are so much … Continue reading →